Why not build your online courses around video?
Many of the videos on YouTube are training videos, tutorials and short lessons and YouTube is now the first place many people go when they want to learn a new skill.More
Here are some simple things you can do to build a bigger online audience, promote your courses and increase bookings/enrolments. They are not complicated and most are based on things we can learn from successful sites like Amazon or YouTube.More
How do you create good quality online training, particularly if you want to do it quickly and you’re on a tight budget?
Here are 5 different approaches - the approach you choose will depend on your own circumstances and requirements. These should give you an idea of what’s available and encourage you to think a bit more about your long term goals for your online training offer.More
This post is written for the employer that is looking for an affordable and engaging way to train staff.
Perhaps you’re in the hospitality industry and you want to deliver basic food safety training to new starters. Or you work in social care and you want to put several staff through a Level 2 course in Dementia Awareness.More
This is a rough guide to the costs of a bespoke learning management system. Of course it’s a very rough guide, but you get an idea of the possible costs and a starting point for further discussion with a software developer.
Let's start with 9 broad requirements:More
I am a student of basic Japanese. I’ve done a year of evening classes here in Sheffield and I can just about remember all the Hiragana and Katakana, build some basic sentences and recognise the occasional word (one or two an episode!) when I’m watching Terrace House on Netflix.
From the start it was obvious that remembering things - and I mean even remembering what I’d done in class the night before - was the challenge. In fact, there were times when I got home and my dear wife (who speaks decent Japanese) asked what I done in the lesson and I’d already forgotten. Short term memory wiped by a 15 minute car journey.More
Companies that want to begin to use e-learning for staff training face a bewildering array of jargon, different systems and new technology - the path to a great solution that delivers both high quality training and a clear return on your investment may not be obvious.More
Here are 5 things to think about if you’re a training company and you want make money by selling online courses.More